ABOUT THE STUDIO
Karen is the owner and director of this private studio; trained originally as a PE teacher, specialising in gymnastics & dance, her natural love of movement has always been present. With an extensive and varied teaching background, the Studio opened in 2008 when Karen left her career in a local Secondary School to pursue her passion for teaching Yoga.
Karen’s style is dynamic and inspirational, her knowledge,experience and energy shine through her teaching, motivating and encouraging students to develop and extend their yoga journey.
What to Expect from a class with Karen
Classes are a fusion of Hatha & Vinyasa Flow yoga. All classes are mixed ability & follow Yoga’s ethos of honouring the body ‘working to the edge of your comfort zone.’
Expect to be challenged physically with the Asana practice and inspired by the Spiritual teachings of this ancient discipline which Karen teaches with clear instructions, wisdom & a sprinkling of humour.
Every session starts with a centering practice and finishes with relaxation & meditation. Pranayama is an integral part of each class.
Classes are 1 hour 20 minutes long & all equipment is provided.
- Friends of Yoga (FRYOG) International Diploma
- Yoga*d Up Childrens Yoga qualification 2005.
- YOGA ALLIANCE Senior Yoga teacher.
- B.ED. Degree (Phys Ed.) University of Sussex
- BAWLA – Free Weights Instructor.
- BTF Trampoline coach.
- LTA Tennis coach.
- ASA Swimming teacher.
- Aquarobics teacher.
- Fluent French & Greek speaker.
Other teachers : Alison Dolley , Natalie Penniall, Gemma Sprack - all qualified FRYOG teachers